Telegraph: Iran secretly imported 100 EU-made transducers via Taiwan

Telegraph Iran s

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 11, 2009 06:21

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Teheran has recently managed to secretly acquire 100 pressure transducers as part of efforts to import sophisticated technology for the Iranian nuclear program, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday night, quoting Western intelligence officials. According to the report, the transducers were manufactured by European companies, which sold them to a company in Taiwan, which then sold them on to Iran's defense ministry. UN officials are investigating whether European companies are properly checking end-user certificates for their equipment, the paper stated. The paper reported that Iranian officials are attempting to negotiate further shipments of the restricted equipment from Taiwan.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
October 19, 2018
Turkish police searching forest, coastal city for journalist remains

By REUTERS